The Madison Village (OH) Police Department issued a somber statement on Facebook, saying that it is with "great sadness that we announce the death of Madison Village Patrol Officer Michael A. Huffman. Officer Huffman passed away from apparent natural causes during his patrol shift in the early morning hours of November 14, 2018."

The department said, "Officer Huffman joined the Madison Village Police Department in 1999 and proudly served his community for over 19 years. He was a dedicated officer and will be greatly missed by the men and women of the department. Our condolences and thoughts are with his family during this difficult time."

Huffman was 52 years old.